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Fridail: Summer Spots!

Hey everybody!
I hope you enjoyed yesterday's post! Today I'm bringing you a cute little spotty Summer mani using a few of my new Nails Inc polishes. (You can see all of them here in this post)




My idea for this mani was to try and make the bubbles at the tip of the nail larger than those closer to the cuticle, as if the nails were all fizzy and bubble, but it didn't exactly work on all of the nails. Though, it still looks pretty cute in my opinion!



I chose pretty bright colours simply because at the time, the Sun was starting to come out and these colours kind of helped reflect that Summer was finally here, or at least close to being here. The first polish I used was the bright pink, "Shoreditch" as seen above. It was a pretty base colour and a beautiful polish even on its own, or maybe for glitter gradients! I'm sure you'll see it again very soon.




The next polish I used was as a base for the ring-finger/highlight nail, which I did in the opposite colours (and looked pretty awesome!). This polish is called "Carnaby Street" and is a beautifully bright yellow polish, that is the perfect shade between neon and pastel. I keep calling it "Canary Street" though- woops!



Finally, the last coloured-polish I used was "South Molton Street" which is an extremely sheer pale pink and takes a little bit of careful-looking to pick out on the nail. However, I kinda like how it adds something without being too vibrant with the other colours, so I'm glad I used it.



In an attempt to bring out the pale pink spots, I added some of Barry M's "Rose Quartz Glitter" on top of them. It didn't help colour-wise, but the finish of it helped to the 'fizzy' look of the nails. 
And there you go- that's the Summer Spots nails! 
I hope you liked this look as much as I did, and maybe even try it out in your own little way? If you do, I'd love to see it!

I also have some exciting news regarding the blog's look... It's being updated! Some time in the next few weeks, there'll be a new logo, header and post-divider as well as a nice, fresh, toned-down colour scheme. Hopefully you'll all like the change! I'm also looking to upgrade to an original domain name- meaning the 'blogger.co.uk' will be lost (horray!), but this will happen after the update and I shall let you know in advance!
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Thanks for reading!
o7
~Rachel xxx

Coming Up Soon...
Monday: A Blogger's Bookshelf: Fangirl
Wednesday: Wail: Avon Sequinned Turquoise
Thursday: LiL Challenge: Food Nails


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